Building Washington’s
bilingual educator

The College will prepare more teachers to serve the state’s growing number of dual language classrooms with help from a $2.4 million grant providing scholarships for teacher candidates.

Two young boys by stream

Study shows investing in expanded learning quality matters


A new UW effort aims to provide greater access to high-quality out of school time learning environments.

Teacher candidate

Professor explores ‘The Struggle for the Soul of Teacher Education’


In his latest book, Ken Zeichner delves into current controversies and conversations over teacher education and offers a vision for a new, more socially-just model of preparing teachers.


An evaluation of the Seattle Preschool Program by UW researchers indicates the biggest gains are going to children of color and dual language children.

Children with robot

Fostering the talents of early learners


All young children possess gifts and talents, and a new book by Professor Nancy Hertzog offers insights into how parents, teachers and administrators can help early learners develop their talents.

Jazmyne Kellogg

Student aims to advance opportunity for all


As a little girl, Jazmyne Kellogg (Master’s in Education Policy) recalls that her mother would always say her favorite color was black.




Julie Van '17 on why math majors should take creative writing | UW early learning efforts in the spotlight | Soojin Oh Park on high-quality preschool | Ken Zeichner on teacher preparation | Cristina Gaeta '16 on building community for all students | PhD candidate Rhoan Garnett on the undermatch phenomenon

Leading from the inside

Video Spotlight: Leading from the inside


By shifting the role of district leaders from evaluators of teachers to collaborators with teachers, a UW College of Education research-practice partnership aims to drive sustainable improvement in instruction. Learn how UW researchers and Federal Way School District educators are partnering to build school leaders’ ability to support and advance great teaching for all students.


Student News


Caroline Black, a doctoral student in learning sciences and human development, is exploring the roles that parents play in supporting young children’s mental and emotional well-being. READ MORE

As a high school freshman, Scott Seaman struggled to apply himself in the classroom. Today, he supports principals statewide at the Association of Washington School Principals. READ MORE

For the past decade, doctoral student Weijia Wang has been on a journey to discover what makes an excellent teacher. READ MORE

Leonard on minority students in special education | Two students named Council for Exceptional Children scholars | Silvis co-authors chapter on learning with digital media  READ MORE


Alumni News


Noah Zeichner (MIT '04) and Diana Hess (PhD '98) were honored by the National Council for the Social Studies during its annual conference in November. READ MORE

Children’s author Robbins ‘66 to publish new books | Mun ‘15 receives dissertation award READ MORE


Around the College


Dietrich elected to early childhood leadership position | Knapp on building bridges in education | Suárez joins Institute for Science + Math Education research team | Two grants awarded to faculty READ MORE




View the College calendar for more upcoming events

Katie Headrick Taylor

Cyberlearning Tools for Mobile, Community Engaged and Connected Learning


With Professor Katie Headrick Taylor
Dec. 6 - Noon
Register for webinar

Diane Ravitch

Diane Ravitch: Saving Public Education in the Trump-DeVos Era


April 24 - 7:30 p.m.
Learn more

Teacher with elementary student

Center for Multicultural Education Symposium


Commemorating the Past and Envisioning the Future
April 27 - 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


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